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  1. Content type: Case report

    The common practice in the Israel defense Forces is that exertional heat related injury patients undergo a heat tolerance test 6–8 weeks post event as part of the “return to duty” process. In the case of a pos...

    Authors: Itay Ketko, Amit Druyan, Ran Yanovich, Yoram Epstein and Yuval Heled

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:18

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  2. Content type: Case study

    In Japan, participants in the disaster-specific medical transportation system have received ongoing training since 2002, incorporating lessons learned from the Great Hanshin Earthquake. The Great East Japan Ea...

    Authors: Tetsu Okumura and Shinichi Tokuno

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:19

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  3. Content type: Review

    On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced an unprecedented combination of earthquake/tsunami/nuclear accidents (the Great East Japan Earthquake; GEJE). We sought to identify mental health and psychosocial consequen...

    Authors: Nahoko Harada, Jun Shigemura, Masaaki Tanichi, Kyoko Kawaida, Satomi Takahashi and Fumiko Yasukata

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:17

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  4. Content type: Review

    The phenomenon of suicide during military service is not unique to the Israeli military and other armies. Soldiers’ age––adolescence––is a known factor contributing to suicide, in light of psychological proces...

    Authors: Leah Shelef, Lucian Laur, Gil Raviv and Eyal Fruchter

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:16

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  5. Content type: Case report

    We present a case of a child with a suspected brain abscess treated by a military field hospital in post-typhoon Philippines. We review our intervention and decision process both at the field hospital and foll...

    Authors: Giora Weiser, Joseph Mendlovic, David Dagan, Dov Albukrek, Manor Shpriz and Ofer Merin

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:13

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In the military, outbreaks of infectious diarrhea pose a significant health problem. In this descriptive analysis of data collected by the IDF on all infectious diarrhea outbreaks between 1988–2011, we analyse...

    Authors: Sharon Elazar, Yifat Zelikovich, Hagai Levine, Anat Tzurel-Ferber, Inbal Galor and Michael Hartal

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:14

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Extended-evacuation or austere environments (e.g. naval, immature or depleted combat zones) are characterized by the lack of resources to facilitate medical evacuation in the “Golden Hour” from moment of injury. ...

    Authors: Itamar Netzer, Aviram Weiss and David Hoppenstein

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:9

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Hemorrhage and coagulopathy are among the leading causes of death in combat and are considered the leading causes of preventable deaths. Plasma, in the form of Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) is considered a key com...

    Authors: Misgav Rottenstreich, Itzik Malka, Elon Glassberg, Oren Schwartz and Bader Tarif

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:8

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    Prior operational activities such as marching in diverse environments, with heavy backloads may cause early fatigue and reduce the unit’s readiness. The purpose of this preliminary study was to evaluate the ef...

    Authors: Ran Yanovich, Amir Hadid, Tomer Erlich, Daniel S Moran and Yuval Heled

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:6

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  10. Content type: Case study

    Humanitarian aid provision and early medical response missions to areas ravaged by natural disasters are as essential nowadays as in the past, and medical personnel play a pivotal role in these delegations.

    Authors: Tomer Erlich, Avi Shina, David Segal, Tal Marom, David Dagan and Elon Glassberg

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:5

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  11. Content type: Case report

    Acute epigastric pain is commonly encountered among young adults undergoing military training. Gastric malignancy usually affects older individuals and may occasionally masquerade as peptic disease. We report ...

    Authors: Ishay Ostfeld, Roei Hod Feins, Ory Rouvio, Lev Dorfman and Jacob Moran-Gilad

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:4

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  12. Content type: Case study

    Major challenges in the management of mass casualty have been identified as lack of human resources, lack of material resources, lack of communication and co-ordination. Our hospital has limited resources of m...

    Authors: Hasan Murshed and Rokshana Sultana

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:2

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    The long term implications of elite infantry service on cardiovascular health and cortical bone width at middle age has not been studied. The purpose of this study was to compare the cardiovascular health and ...

    Authors: Yael Milgrom, Charles Milgrom, Naama Constantini, David Lavi, Victor Novak and Aharon Finestone

    Citation: Disaster and Military Medicine 2015 1:3

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